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Table 3 Comparison of the Doloplus-2 score and the Nursing staff rating (n = 77)

From: Validation of Doloplus-2 among nonverbal nursing home patients - an evaluation of Doloplus-2 in a clinical setting

Doloplus-2 score Nursing staff rated pain
  "No pain" "Pain" "Don't know"
  ( n = 15 ) ( n = 40 ) ( n = 22 )
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
< 5 ("no pain") 11 (73.3) 4 (10.0) 10 (45.5)
≥ 5 ("pain") 4 (26.7) 36 (90.0) 12 (54.5)